Following is a list of the 132 science and astronomy related titles that are in stock and on our shelves on January 22, 2013. These books cover a wide range of the sciences, so enjoy browsing through, or you may wish to use the "find function" of your browser to search for key words that hopefully we have used in cataloguing.  Feel free to place your order at any time with Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire. Thank you, yours, RAY

1. MCGRAW-HILL BASIC BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, (1966), 738pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) EX-LIB w/usual markings, "Recent titles on more than 7,000 subjects compiled and annotated by the Editors of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.", (Order No: 11092 ), $5.00

2. SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - THE ADVOCATE OF INDUSTRY, AND JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC... 1847 THROUGH 1850 -- 132 ISSUES, Munn & Company, New York, 1847-48-49-50, B&W illustrations, good+, 3/4 leather (hardcover) some light foxing, "...JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC, MECHANICAL, AND OTHER IMPROVEMENTS. Bound in one single volume are 132 issues as follows: Vol. 3, No. 1, September 23, 1847, through Vol. 3, No. 52, September 16, 1848; 416 pages (8 pages per issue) -- Vol. 4., No. 1, September 23, 1848, through Vol. 4, No. 28, March 31, 1849, 224 pages (8 pages per issue) (note this year is thus not complete) -- Vol. 5. No. 1, September 22, 1849, through Vol. 5, No. 52, September 14, 1850, 416 pages (8 pages per issue). An unbelieveable archive of 19th century science and inventions., (Order No: 53165 ), $1500.00

3. Aleksander, Igor, HOW TO BUILD A MIND: TOWARD MACHINES WITH IMAGINATION, Columbia University Press, New York, (2001) 1st ptg, 205pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231120125 Interweaving anecdotes from his own life and research with imagined dialogues between historical figures, Aleksander leads readers toward an understanding of consciousness., (Order No: 32068 ), $5.00

4. Ball, Robert S., NATURAL SOURCES OF POWER, D. Van Nostrand Company, New York, 1908 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 348pp, 8pp ads, good, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 59329 ), $50.00

5. Barnes, C. A.; Clayton, D. D.; Schramm, D. N. (edited by), ESSAYS IN NUCLEAR ASTROPHYSICS PRESENTED TO WILLIAM A. FOWLER, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, (1982), 562pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0521288762 This collection of essays provides an integrated overview of the current application of nuclear science to astronomy., (Order No: 57390 ), $8.00

6. Bateson, Mary Catherine, PERIPHERAL VISIONS: LEARNING ALONG THE WAY, HarperCollins, New York, (1994), 243pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060168595, (Order No: 8367 ), $4.00

7. Benjamin Count of Rumford, ESSAYS, POLITICAL, ECONOMICAL, AND PHILOSOPHICAL - THE FIFTH EDITION -- VOLUME I AND VOLUME II - TWO VOLUME SET, A. Strahan, Printer, London, 1800, plates, very good, blue buckram cloth binding (hardcover) EX-LIB, Rebound in blue buckram cloth with EX-LIB spine marks, blind stamps on titles pages. Very clean and tight. Volume I, 464 pages, contents include: Public Establishment for the Poor in Bavaria; Fundamental Principles of Establishment for the Poor; Of Food; Of Chimney Fire-Places (with 14 B&W figures); and, A Short Account of Several Public Institutions Lately formed in Bavaria. Volume II, 496 pages, contents include: The Management of Fire, and the Economy of Fuel (with 6 great B&W plates); The Propagation of Heat in Fluids (in Two Parts with 4 plates): and, The Propagation of Heat in Various Substances; and, An Experimental Inquiry concerning The Source of the Heat Which is Excited by Friction followed by two additional plates, one of which is fold-out., (

8. Benthien, Claudia (translated by Thomas Dunlap), SKIN: ON THE CULTURAL BORDER BETWEEN SELF AND THE WORLD, Columbia University Press, New York, (2002) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 290pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 023112502X This important cultural study examines the relations amoung self-conscious, subjectivity, and skin from the eighteenth century to the present. A look at the social aspects of the skin and human skin color., (Order No: 37044 ), $8.50

9. Boulton, David (edited by), VOICES FROM THE CROWD: AGAINST THE H-BOMB, Dufour Editions, Philadelphia, PA, (1964), 185pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), The contributors include Albert Schweitzer, Bertrand Russell, Michael Foot, Sir Herbert Read, Marghanita Laski, Philip Toynbee, John Osborne, John Braine, Spike Milligan, C. Wright Mills, Donald Soper, Jacquetta Hawkes, J.B. Priestley, Christopher Logue, Alex Comfort, Sir Richard Acland, Michael Scott and Alan Sillitoe., (Order No: 15622 ), $6.00

10. Bova, Ben (editor), CLOSEUP: NEW WORLDS, St. Martin's Press, New York, (1977), B&W and color photographs, 222pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover) BCE, "Modern views of the solar system by science-fiction writers who are scientists in their own right." These writers explore newly-opened worlds of planetary possibilities. Recent space probes such as Pioneer 10 and the Viking Mars landing demand creative new theories to explain their discoveries., (Order No: 6843 ), $4.50

11. Brooks, Michael (editor), QUANTUM COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATIONS, Springer-Verlag, London, (1999), 152pp, good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1852330910 "Delivers essential information about the background to, and basics of Quantum Computing and Communications.", (Order No: 57666 ), $22.50

12. Brown, Robert Marshall, THE STUDY OF HOME GEOGRAPHY - THE GEOGRAPHY OF WORCESTER [MASSACHUSETTS], State Normal School, Worcester, Mass, n.d. c1911, 83pp, good, olive green cloth (hardcover) "Textbook Library Copy", From the introduction: "The material in this pamphlet was given to the teachers of Worcester in a series of lectures during the winter of 1909-1910. This copy was bound for use at the State Normal School in Worcester, and borrowers names are on the front free endpaper., (Order No: 54936 ), $30.00

13. Brown, Sanborn C. and Rieser, Leonard M., NATURAL PHILOSOPHY AT DARTMOUTH: FROM SURVEYORS' CHAINS TO THE PRESSURE OF LIGHT, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 1974, B&W illustrations, 127pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 087451102X This is a story of physics and people: how they interacted and how they resolved, each in his own way, the problem of conducting scientific research wihtout scanting the needs of students., (Order No: 50943 ), $14.50

14. Bunton, George W., THE TIDES - BERNICE P. BISHOP MUSEUM SPECIAL PUBLICATION 34, Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1966, B&W illustrations, 18pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), This brief treatment of the tides was produced to provide a simple explanation of one of the fundamental environmental relationships between the earth and nearby objects in space., (Order No: 54248 ), $20.00

15. Cahan, David and Rudd, M. Eugene, SCIENCE AT THE AMERICAN FRONTIER: A BIOGRAPHY OF DEWITT BRISTOL BRACE, Univ. of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, (2000), 209pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0803215088, (Order No: 60332 ), $5.00

16. Calder, Nigel, TECHNOPOLIS: SOCIAL CONTROL OF THE USES OF SCIENCE, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1970) 1st US, 375pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0671204963 "Technopolis - the society where applied science is the ruling force; where our lives, thoughts and happiness are regulated through technology. Will it be Utopia or Brave New World? Who will be its rulers, the scientists or the politicians?", (Order No: 7567 ), $4.00

17. Cardoza, Anne & Vlk, Suzee J., ROBOTICS, Tab Books Inc., Blue Ridge Summit, PA, (1985) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 149pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0830618589 From fantasy and science fiction to today's reality, this is a fascinating guide to the world of robots and robotics., (Order No: 12647 ), $4.00

18. Carson, Rachel L. (signed by the author), THE SEA AROUND US, Oxford University Press, New York, 1951 7th ptg, drawings by Kathrine L. Howe, 230pp, good++, pictorial boards (hardcover) signed by the author, An exceptionally nice clean and tight copy (very good but for the faint edgewear - we underdescribe). Signed in blue ink "Rachel L. Carson" on the title page above her name. Small owner's inscription on blank leaf preceeding title page. A classic signed by the author., (Order No: 56377 ), $250.00

19. Christy, S. B., ELECTRODEPOSITION OF GOLD AND SILVER FROM CYANIDE SOLUTIONS, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1919 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 171pp, good, wraps (softcover), Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines Bulletin 150., (Order No: 59216 ), $20.00

20. Darwin, Charles (introduced by Richard Dawkins), THE DESCENT OF MAN AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX, The Folio Society, London, 2008, B&W and color illustrations, 727pp, fine, decorated green cloth (hardcover) in very good+ slipcase, (Order No: 62623 ), $50.00

21. de Medina, Pedro (translated with an introduction by Ursula Lamb), A NAVIGATOR'S UNIVERSE: THE LIBRO DE COSMOGRAPHIA OF 1538, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, (1972), B&W illustrations, 224pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0226517152, (Order No: 62590 ), $12.00

22. de Santillana, Giorgio, THE CRIME OF GALILEO, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, (1955), 339pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), The full drama of Galileo's ill-starred encounter with the Inquisition., (Order No: 11045 ), $5.00

23. DeHarpporte, Dean, SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST WIND ATLAS, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York, (1984), B&W maps & graphs, 118pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0442218222 A unique collection of maps which gives the best available estimate of wind speed and wind power throughout Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and Florida., (Order No: 14731 ), $7.50

24. Dibner, Bern, THE NEW RAYS OF PROFESSOR RONTGEN, Burndy Library, Norwalk, CT, 1963, B&W illustrations, 56pp, good, wraps (softcover), This discovery of and use of X-Rays., (Order No: 29424 ), $5.00

25. Dibner, Bern, HERALDS OF SCIENCE; AS REPRESENTED BY TWO HUNDRED EPOCHAL BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS SELECTED FROM THE BURNDY LIBRARY, Burndy Library, Norwalk, CT, 1955, B&W illustrations, 96pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 29428 ), $5.00

26. Dickinson, Terence, HALLEY'S COMET: A MYSTERIOUS VISITOR FROM OUTER SPACE, Edmund Scientific, Barrington, NJ, (1985), B&W illustrations, 125pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 13518 ), $4.00

27. Dizard, Wilson P., TELEVISION: A WORLD VIEW, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY, (1966) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 349pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), In this study, the author reviews the history, present status, and current trends of television communications around the world., (Order No: 23831 ), $7.00

28. Dolby, R. G. A., UNCERTAIN KNOWLEDGE - AN IMAGE OF SCIENCE FOR A CHANGING WORLD, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, (1996), 365pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) 2 Pen marks, ISBN 0521560047 "Author addresses questions such as these using a technique of cognitive play which creates and explores new links between the ideas and results of contemporary history, philosophy and sociology of science." NOTE - the two pen marks are on synopsis preceeding the title page., (Order No: 56802 ), $12.50

29. Dudley, Walter C. and Lee, Min, TSUNAMI! - SECOND EDITION, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, HI, (1998) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 362pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0824819691 Provides a complete examination of the tsunami phenomenon in Hawai'i., (Order No: 57384 ), $5.00

30. Esau, Katherine, VIRUSES IN PLANT HOSTS: FORM, DISTRIBUTION, AND PATHOLOGIC EFFECTS, University of Wisconsin Pr., Madison, WI, 1968, 137 B&W figures, 225pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Internationally renowned plant anatomist Katherine Esau brings together the results of her recent and largely unpublished studies on the form and movement of tobacco mosaic virus and beet yellows virus in plant tissue and the effect of these viruses on plant cells, and discusses these results in the light of current knowledge., (Order No: 16199 ), $5.00

31. Evans, Hilary and Evans, Dik (with illustrations from the Mary Evans Picture Library), BEYOND THE GASLIGHT: SCIENCE IN POPULAR FICTION, 1895-1905, The Vanguard Press, Inc., New York, (1977), B&W illustrations, 160pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0814907822 Several ingredients of later science fiction here make their first appearance, gaining additional impact from the period setting., (Order No: 54620 ), $8.00

32. Fenton, Carroll Lane, OUR AMAZING EARTH, Garden City Publishing Co., New York, (1943), B&W illustrations, 346pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), First published in 1938., (Order No: 44650 ), $4.00

33. Fox, Ronald F., ENERGY AND THE EVOLUTION OF LIFE, W. H. Freeman and Company, New York, (1988), B&W illustrations, 182pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0716718499 The author's thesis is that the flow of energy through matter was the impetus for the origin of life and for the complexity of its continuing evolution. His compelling argument is necessarily interdisciplinary, drawing on ideas from chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematics., (Order No: 14137 ), $4.00

34. Gardner, Martin, WHEELS, LIFE AND OTHER MATHEMATICAL AMUSEMENTS, W. H. Freeman and Company, New York, (1983), B&W illustrations, 261pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0716715880 Another of Gardner's collections of problems and paradoxes and teasers and tricks., (Order No: 37095 ), $5.00

35. Gerrard, Michael B., WHOSE BACKYARD, WHOSE RISK: FEAR AND FAIRNESS IN TOXIC AND NUCLEAR WASTE SITING, The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, (1994), 335pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0262071606, (Order No: 62113 ), $10.00

36. Goswami, Amit & Goswami, Maggie, THE COSMIC DANCERS: EXPLORING THE PHYSICS OF SCIENCE FICTION, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1983) 1st ed, 52 B&W figures, 292pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060150831 This book will take you through the most challenging concepts of modern physics with the aid of examples from such masters of science fiction as Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert Silverberg, and Ursula K. Le Guin, not to mention their predecessors H.G. Wells, Jules Verne, and Cyrano de Bergerac., (Order No: 10778 ), $4.50

37. Greene, J. Arthur (editor) (foreword by Sir Boverton Redwood; contributors E. H. Cunningham-Craig; W. R. Ormandy; et al), A TREATISE ON BRITISH MINERAL OIL, Charles Griffin & Co., Ltd., London, 1919, B&W illustrations, 233pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover), This book has been written with the object of making the nature of the problem better known, and indicating the scope which exists for the development of a new industry., (Order No: 40195 ), $35.00

38. Hall, A. Wilford, THE PROBLEM OF HUMAN LIFE: EMBRACING THE "EVOLUTION OF SOUND" AND "EVOLUTION EVOLVED", Hall and Company, New York, 1880 rev ed, B&W frontis, 528pp, good+, decorated brown cloth (hardcover), WITH A REVIEW OF THE SIX GREAT MODERN SCIENTISTS, DARWIN, HUXLEY, TYNDALL, HAECKEL, HELMHOLTZ, AND MAYER., (Order No: 40006 ), $15.00

39. Hall, Marie Boas (editor), NATURE AND NATURE'S LAWS: DOCUMENTS OF THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION, Walker and Company, New York, (1970), 12 B&W ill., 381pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0802720161 A volume in THE DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF WESTERN CIVILZATION series. This volume documents the history of the scientific revolution, from early in the sixteenth century to about 1790., (Order No: 13968 ), $12.50

40. Hamilton, G. (edited by D. M. Reese), ELEMENTS OF VEGETABLE AND ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY: IN TWO PARTS - CHAMBER'S EDUCATIONAL COURSE NUMBER V., A. S. Barnes & Co., New York, 1849, B&W illustrations, 162pp & 144pp, good++, full calf (hardcover) nice clean and tight copy, Part I Contents include: General Economy Of Vegetation; Simple Or Elementary Organs; Compound Organs And Their Functions; Phenomena Of Vegetation; Secretions Of Plants; Metamorphoses Of Plants; Geographical Distribution Of Plants. Following with separate pagination is Part II which includes: Classification of Animals; Mastication-Deglutition-Digestion; The Circulation; Respiration; Secretion and Nutrition; Exhalation and Absorption-the Skin; Locomotion-The Bones, Museles, &c.; The Nervous System; The Senses; and, Reproduction., (Order No: 54055 ), $45.00

41. Handy, Rollo and Kurtz, Paul, A CURRENT APPRAISAL OF THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Behavioral Research Council, Great Barrington, MA, (1964), 154pp, very good, light blue cloth (hardcover), Contents include: Anthropology; Sociology; History; Economics; Political Science; Jurisprudence; Psychology; Education; Information Theory; Cybernetics; Linguistics; Sign-Behavior; Game Theory; Decision-Making Theory; Value Inquiry; General Systems., (Order No: 43998 ), $4.00

42. Hanscom, C. D. (compiled by), DATES IN AMERICAN TELEPHONE TECHNOLOGY - PRELIMINARY EDITION, Bell Telephone Laboratories, n.p., 1961, 148pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover), Compiled by the historian of the Bell Telephone Laboratories, this book lists important facts and dates for ready reference., (Order No: 53621 ), $20.00

43. Harrison, Ward and Staley, K. A., FUNDAMENTALS OF ILLUMINATION, National Lamp Works, Cleveland, OH, 1927, B&W illustrations, 60pp, good, wraps (softcover), Bulletin 7-D, Engineering Department, National Lamp Works of General Electric Co., January 1, 1927., (Order No: 28931 ), $15.00

44. Harrison, Lucia Carolyn, DAYLIGHT, TWILIGHT, DARKNESS, AND TIME - THEIR DISTRIBUTION OVER THE EARTH AND THEIR RELATIONSHIPS TO HUMAN AFFAIRS, Silver, Burdett and Company, New York, (1935), B&W illustrations, 216pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 53831 ), $10.00

45. Hart, John F, and Takasu, Satoru (editors), SYSTEMS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, (1967), B&W figures, 249pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), PROCEEDINGS OF A CONFERENCE HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO, SEPTEMBER 10-11, 1965. The primary purposes of the Conference were the promotion of research and the development of the teaching of computer science in Canadian universities., (Order No: 38844 ), $15.00

46. Harte, John, THE GREEN FUSE: AN ECOLOGICAL ODYSSEY, Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, CA, (1993), ill. by Len Kamp, 156pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) review press release laid in, ISBN 0520082079 Lyrical and vivid portraits of natural wonders and the threats to them are combined with precise scientific accounts of natural processes and their disturbances., (Order No: 19128 ), $6.50

47. Hellman, Hal, GREAT FEUDS IN SCIENCE - TEN OF THE LIVELIEST DISPUTES EVER, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, (1998) 1st ptg, 240pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0471169803, (Order No: 61060 ), $7.00

48. Henderson, W. J., THE ELEMENTS OF NAVIGATION - DESIGNED FOR THE INSTRUCTION OF BEGINNERS: NEW EDITION, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, (1917), B&W illustrations, 218pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), "A short and complete explanation of the standard methods of finding the position of a ship at sea and the course to be steered.", (Order No: 53963 ), $5.00

49. Hill, Royal, THE STARS AND CONSTELLATIONS ..., Funk & Wagnalls, New York, 1891, B&W illustrations, 32pp, good, black cloth (hardcover), "...A NEW METHOD BY WHICH ALL THE MORE CONSPICUOUS STARS, CONSTELLATIONS, AND OTHER OBJECTS OF INTEREST IN THE HEAVENS, THAT ARE VISIBLE TO THE NAKED EYE, CAN BE EASILY AND CERTAINLY IDENTIFIED.", (Order No: 53822 ), $30.00

50. Hiller, John, NEW ENGLAND PLACER GOLD - SECOND EDITION, published by the author, Naugatuck, CT, (1992) 1st ptg, maps, 68pp, very good, wraps (softcover), From the introduction: "The purpose of this book is to introduce you to the pleasures and addictions of prospecting for gold in New England. The book is written for the beginner, with the hope that the text and maps will get you into a stream with the proper information, tools, and motivation to find gold.", (Order No: 52632 ), $75.00

51. Hoots, H. W., GEOLOGY OF A PART OF WESTERN TEXAS AND SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO SALT AND POTASH, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1925, B&W illustrations, maps, 126pp, good, wraps (softcover), U. S. Geological Survey Bulletin 780-B., (Order No: 50620 ), $20.00

52. International Correspondence Schools, A TEXTBOOK ON ELECTRIC AND RAILWAYS - DYNAMO-ELECTRIC MACHINERY, ALTERNATING CURRENTS, INTERIOR WIRING, International Textbook Co., Scranton, PA, (1901), B&W illustrations, very good, brown leather (hardcover) light edgewear, (Order No: 56196 ), $10.00

53. International Correspondence Schools, A TEXTBOOK ON ELECTRIC LIGHTING AND RAILWAYS - ARITHMETIC, MENSURATION AND USE OF LETTERS IN FORMULAS ..., International Textbook Co., Scranton, PA, (1901), B&W illustrations, very good, brown leather (hardcover), "... PRINCIPLESOF MECHANICS, MACHINES ELEMENTS, ELEMENTS OF ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM, DYNAMOS AND MOTORS, OPERATION OF DYNAMOS AND MOTORS.", (Order No: 56197 ), $10.00

54. Ives, Howard Chapin and Hilts, Harold Ezra, PROBLEMS IN SURVEYING, RAILROAD SURVEYING AND GEODESY: WITH AN APPENDIX ON THE ADJUSTMENTS OF THE ENGINEER'S TRANSIT AND LEVEL, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1910 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 136pp, good, maroon cloth (hardcover), Contents include: Chaining Problems; Leveling Problems; Compass Problems; Transit Problems; Miscellaneous Field And Office Problems; Railroad Surveying Problems; Geodetic Problems; Astronomical Problems; Surveys; Appendix; Tables., (Order No: 54323 ), $50.00

55. Jedicke, Peter (project editor), EXTREME SCIENCE: TRANSPLANTING YOUR HEAD AND OTHER FEATS OF THE FUTURE, A Byron Preiss Book, New York, (2001) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 244pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 031226819X Contents include: Our Bodies in the Future; When Things Go Really Wrong; Using Biochemistry on the Defensive; Working with the Genome; What Can We Do with Gene Therapy?; What Can We Do with Cloning?; Extreme Biology; and, Taking Humankind to the Extreme., (Order No: 34494 ), $5.00

56. Jedicke, Peter (project editor), EXTREME SCIENCE: CHASING THE GHOST BAT AND OTHER MYSTERIES OF NATURE, A Byron Preiss Book, New York, (2001) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 259pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0312268181 Contents include: The Most Dangerous Animal of All; Beasts of the Land; Beasts of the Air and the Sea; Beyond the Picnic Basket; Wings and Webs; Extreme Plants; Small but Deadly., (Order No: 34495 ), $4.00

57. Johnson, Willis E., MATHEMATICAL GEOGRAPHY, American Book Company, New York, (1907), B&W illustrations, 336pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, (Order No: 53826 ), $5.00

58. Johnston, Jas. F. W., LECTURES ON THE APPLICATIONS OF CHEMISTRY AND GEOLOGY TO AGRICULTURE - NEW EDITION, WITH AN APPENDIX, C. M. Saxton & Company, New York, 1857, 620pp,appendix, very good, faded brown cloth (hardcover) clean and tight copy, NEW EDITION, WITH AN APPENDIX, CONTAINING SUGGESTIONS FOR EXPERIMENTS IN PRACTICAL AGRICULTURE. Part I is devoted to the organic elements and parts of plants, the nature and sources of these elements, and to an explanation of the mode in which they become converted into the substance of plants. Part II is devoted to the inorganic elements of plants, comprehending the study of the soils from which these elements are derived, and the general elations of geology to agriculture. Part II is devoted to the various methods, mechanical and chemical, by which the soil may be improved, and especially to the nature of manures, by which soils are made more productive, and the amount of vegetable produce increased. Part IV is devoted to the results of vegetation, to the kind and value of the food produced under different circumstances, and its relation to the growth and feeding of cattle, and to the amount and quality of dairy products., (Order No: 53863 ), $20.00

59. Kandel, Robert, WATER FROM HEAVEN: THE STORY OF WATER FROM THE BIG BANG TO THE RISE OF CIVILIZATION, AND BEYOND, Columbia University Press, New York, (2003) 1st ptg, B&W figures and tables, 312pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231122446 The full story of water and all its remarkable properties., (Order No: 39343 ), $4.50

60. Kelch, Joseph W., SMALL WORLDS: EXPLORING THE 60 MOONS OF OUR SOLAR SYSTEM, Julian Messner, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, (1990) 1st ptg, B&W and color ill., 157pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0671700146 Discusses the origins and characteristics of each of the moons circling the planets of the solar system and presents information on both manned and unmanned space exploration., (Order No: 30391 ), $5.00

61. Kiefer, Irene, ENERGY FOR AMERICA, Atheneum, New York, 1979 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 199pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0689307136 Contents include; Energy & Man, Energy Use in the United States, Better Use of Fossil Fuels, New Ways With Old Energy Sources, Energy from the Sun, Energy from the Earth, Energy from the Atomic Nucleus, and, Conserving Energy. "Juvenile Literature.", (Order No: 24346 ), $4.00

62. Kolko, Beth E. (edited by), VIRTUAL PUBLICS: POLICY AND COMMUNITY IN AN ELECTRONIC AGE, Columbia University Press, New York, (2003) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 396pp, fine, purple boards (hardcover) (no dustjacket as published), ISBN 0231118260 This book grew out of a panel originally presented at the American Studies Association conference in 1997. The goal of that panel was the same as the goal of this volume--namely, to argue that the Internet is a complex and often incompletely understood influence on public discourse and public life, that while offline interaction affects online activity, what happens online also shapes what happens in face-to-face environments., (Order No: 40046 ), $9.00

63. Kozlov, Valerii V.; and Treshchev, Dmitrii V., BILLIARDS: A GENETIC INTRODUCTION TO THE DYNAMICS OF SYSTEMS WITH IMPACTS - TRANSLATIONS OF MATHEMATICAL MONOGRAPHS VOLUME 89, American Mathematical Soc., Providence, RI, (1991) 1st ptg, 171pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0821845500 This book is devoted to mathematical aspects of the theory of dynamical systems of billiard type., (Order No: 56621 ), $65.00

64. Kurten, Bjorn, THE INNOCENT ASSASSINS - BIOLOGICAL ESSAYS ON LIFE IN THE PRESENT AND DISTANT PAST, Columbia University Press, New York, (1991) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 206pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231072767, (Order No: 47690 ), $4.00

65. Lane, Ferdinand C., THE WORLD'S GREAT LAKES, Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York, 1948 1st ed, maps, 254pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Story of the lakes of the world - how they were formed, what they are like, and who discovered them., (Order No: 19429 ), $5.00

66. Le Cam, Lucien M.; Neyman, Jerzy; and Scott, Elizabeth L. (edited by) -- [LeCam, Lucien M.], PROCCEDINGS SIXTH BERKELEY SYMPOSIUM ON MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY: VOLUME V - DARWINIAN, NEO-DARWINIAN..., Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 1972, 369pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0520021886 "...AND NON-DARWINIAN EVOLUTION." This symposia have been held at five-year intervals since 1945 for the purpose of reviewing significant advances in the two fields and discussing likely developments., (Order No: 55408 ), $15.00

67. Lestienne, Remy (translated from the French by E. C. Neher), THE CHILDREN OF TIME: CAUSALITY, ENTROPHY, BECOMING, University of Illinois Press, Urbana, IL, (1990) 1st ptg, 220pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0252064275 What is time? Does it really pass? These and other fascinating questions about the nature of time animate a continuing philosophical and scientific debate., (Order No: 57323 ), $10.00

68. Levine, I. E., ELECTRONICS PIONEER LEE DE FOREST, Julian Messner, New York, (1966) 3rd ptg, 191pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), "Written for Young People.", (Order No: 7360 ), $7.50

69. Lewin, Roger, IN THE AGE OF MANKIND: A SMITHSONIAN BOOK OF HUMAN EVOLUTION, Smithsonian Books, Washington, D.C., (1988) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 255pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0895990229 Roger Lewin, working with leading anthropologists from the Smithsonian and other institutions, examines the background and significance of many recent discoveries and the often perplexing questions that remain., (Order No: 14202 ), $5.00

70. Lienhard, John H., INVENTING MODERN: GROWING UP WITH X-RAYS, SKYSCRAPERS, AND TAILFINS, Oxford University Press, New York, 2003 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 292pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0195160320, (Order No: 55596 ), $5.00

71. Livio, Mario (edited by), THE DARK UNIVERSE: MATTER, ENERGY AND GRAVITY, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, (2003), B&W figures, 193pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0521822270 "Proceedings of the Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium, held in Baltimore, Maryland April 2-5, 2001." Space - Telescope - Science Institute Symposium Series 15., (Order No: 49502 ), $30.00

72. Louis-Guillaume de Lafolie (or Follie) (French physicist and chemist 1739-1780), LE PHILOSOPHE SANS PRETENTION OU L'HOMME RARE - OUVRAGE PHYSIQUE, CHYMIQUE, POLITIQUE ET MORAL, DEDIE AUX SAVANS, Chez Clousier, Paris, 1775, engravings by C. Boissel, 350pp, very good+++, full calf, raised bands (hardcover) EXCEPTIONAL !!, Title translates roughly to: "The Philosopher without Claim, or the Rare Man, Works Physical, Chemical, Political and Moral." A curious work of science fiction in which the author expounds upon his theories in physics and chemistry. A visitor from Mercury arrives on Earth ina an 'electrical flying machine' (as seen in the frontispiece). This machine is considered the first forerunner of the dynamo powered by static electricity when its two globes are rubbed with camphor. The Mercurian, Ormaris, presents Lafolie's own scientific opinions in the fields of electricity, geology, mineralogy and chemistry. In addition he scoffs the theories of the fixed air of Priestley, as well as the conversion of air into water. The author was the first to discover the yellow dyeing extracted and to successful fix it on wire of the red color of the Indies. Text in French. An exceptional copy of museum quality!!!, (Order No: 50960 ), $1750.00

73. Ludlum, David (and the editors of Blair & Ketchum's Country Journal), THE COUNTRY JOURNAL NEW ENGLAND WEATHER BOOK, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1976 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 148pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0395244021 This is a book all about weather in New England. It is also an unusual introduction to the subject of weather and its influence on our history and our daily lives., (Order No: 17600 ), $7.50

74. Mason, James, THE YEAR-BOOK OF FACTS IN SCIENCE AND THE ARTS, FOR 1876, Ward, Lock, and Tyler, London, 1877, B&W illustrations, 308pp, ads, very good+, decorated brown cloth (hardcover), Exceptionally nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 59782 ), $45.00

75. McLanathan, Richard, IMAGES OF THE UNIVERSE - LEONARDO DA VINCI: THE ARTIST AS SCIENTIST, Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York, 1966 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 192pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The story of the scientific and technological triumphs - and failures - of this great historical figure., (Order No: 52511 ), $6.00

76. Mellersh, H. E. L., CHARLES DARWIN: PIONEER IN THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION, Frederick A. Praeger, Pub., New York, (1969), 10 B&W ill., 120pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "A Praeger Pathfinder Biography.", (Order No: 11088 ), $4.50

77. Miller, Robert Ryal, FOR SCIENCE AND NATIONAL GLORY - THE SPANISH SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION TO AMERICA, 1862-1866, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, (1968) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 194pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) closed tear on dj, Four centuries after Columbus, Isabella II sent a scientific expedition to that part of the New World still ruled by Spain. Seven naturalists and a photographer made up her Scientific Commission of the Pacific, 1862-1866, but their almost phenomenal accomplishments were overlooked by history in the turmoil of the Spainsih colonial wars going on in Latin America at the time., (Order No: 54988 ), $7.00

78. Milne, Lorus and Milne, Margery, THE ANIMAL IN MAN, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, (1975) 1st ed, 250pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 007042392X Compares and contrasts human and animal lives and societies., (Order No: 40694 ), $4.00

79. Ming-Ho Yu, ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY: IMPACTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICANTS ON LIVING SYSTEMS, Lewis Publishers - CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, (2001), 255pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 156670474X Presents fundamental knowledge on the toxicological effects of environmental chemicals on living systems., (Order No: 56593 ), $45.00

80. Munn & Co. (Editors and Proprietors), SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - A WEEKLY JOURNAL OF PRACTICAL INFORMATION, ... 1885 THROUGH 1886 - 104 ISSUES IN TWO VOLUMES, Munn & Co., New York, 1885 & 1886, B&W illustrations, very good, 3/4 leather (hardcover) edgewear to boards & leather, "... ART, SCIENCE, MECHANICS, CHEMISTRY, AND MANUFACTURES." Volume One includes at the beginning the last two issues for 1884: New Series: Vol. LI - No. 25, December 20, 1884 and Vol. LI - No. 26, December 27, 1884; followed by (New Series) Vol. LII - No. 1, January 3, 1885 through Vol. LII. - No. 26, June 27, 1885, 410 pages; and, Vol. LIII. - No. 1, July 4, 1885 through Vol. LIII. - No. 26, December 26, 1885, 410pp. Volume Two includes: (New Series) Vol. LIV. - No. 1, January 2, 1886 through Vol. LIV - No. 26, June 26, 1886, 412pp; and, Vol. LV. - No. 1, July 3, 1886 through Vol. LV. - No. 26, December 25, 1886, 410pp. An impressive resource for study and pleasure which includes Volumes 52, 53, 54, and 55 for 1885 and 1886., (Order No: 53166 ), $1250.00

81. Napier, John, MONKEYS WITHOUT TAILS: A GIRAFFE'S EYE VIEW OF THE EVOLUTION AND LIFE HISTORY OF MAN AND THE CHIMPANZEE, Taplinger Publishing Company, New York, (1976), B&W and color illustrations, 120pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0800853229 A comprehensive survey of what is now known of the evolution and life history of two primates--the ape and man., (Order No: 15134 ), $5.00

82. Nicks, Oran W. (edited by), THIS ISLAND EARTH - NASA SP-250, National Aeronautics & Space, Washington, DC, 1970, B&W and color illustrations, 182pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 48338 ), $4.00

83. Oldroyd, David R., THINKING ABOUT THE EARTH: A HISTORY OF IDEAS IN GEOLOGY, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1996, 410pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0674883829, (Order No: 61638 ), $60.00

84. Peat, F. David, SUPERSTRINGS AND THE SEARCH FOR THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING, Contemporary Books, Chicago, IL, (1988), 362pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0809246376, (Order No: 48981 ), $5.00

85. Peppers, R. A., SPORES IN STRATA OF LATE PENNSYLVANIAN CYCLOTHEMS IN THE ILLINOIS BASIN, IL State Geological Survey, Urbana, IL, 1964, B&W ill., figures, table, 91pp, good+, wraps (softcover), Illinois State Geological Survey, Bulletin 90. This report is concerned with the investigation of small spores found in coal, marine, and nonmarine strata of several late Pennsylvanian cyclothems within the McLeansboro Group of Illinois and equivalent strata of western Kentucky., (Order No: 35177 ), $8.00

86. Poor, Charles Lane, NAUTICAL SCIENCE: IN ITS RELATION TO PRACTICAL NAVIGATION TOGETHER WITH A STUDY OF THE TIDES AND TIDAL CURRENTS, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1910, B&W illustrations, 329pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), "This work is intended for the general reader as well as for the practical navigator. ... Navigation is founded upon Astronomy... ", (Order No: 53808 ), $12.50

87. Rabl, S. S., THE STAR ATLAS AND NAVIGATION ENCYCLOPEDIA - METHODS FROM THE ASTROLABE TO RADAR AND LORAN, Cornell Maritime Press, New York, 1946, maps and charts, 161pp, good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), "For the yachtsman and his first boat; for the navigation student; for the amateur astronomer; for all who like stars and the sea.", (Order No: 53820 ), $25.00

88. Randles, Jenny, UFO! DANGER IN THE AIR, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc, New York, (1999) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 192pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0806987138, (Order No: 53521 ), $4.50

89. Reingold, Nathan (editor), THE PAPERS OF JOSEPH HENRY: VOLUME I - DECEMBER, 1797 - OCTOBER, 1832 - THE ALBANY YEARS, Smithsonian Institution Pr., Washington, DC, 1972, 496pp, good+, (hardcover) light stain to foreedge - does not bleed in, ISBN 0874741238 Henry was a founder of the Library of Congress, and a founder of the American scientific community., (Order No: 7047 ), $7.50

90. Rock, James A. (compiled by), WHO GOES THERE: A BIBLIOGRAPHIC DICTIONARY OF PSEUDONYMOUS LITERATURE IN THE FIELDS OF FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION, James A. Rock & Co., Bloomington, IN, 1979, B&W ill., 202pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0918736056 Being a guide to the works of authors who have contributed to the literature of fantasy and science fiction, and who have published some or all of their work pseudonymously., (Order No: 33371 ), $17.50

91. Rolfe, W. J. and Gillet, J. A., HANDBOOK OF THE STARS, FOR SCHOOL AND HOME USE, Woolworth, Ainsworth, & Co., Boston, MA, 1868, B&W ill., color frontis, 224pp, ill., good, brown cloth (hardcover) edgewear and wear top/bottom spine, This book was at first designed to be a handbook of the fixed stars containing an account of their number, magnitudes, distances, and motions, of their changes in brightness and color, and of their groupings into constellations and smaller clusters. But the urgent call for an "Astronomy" without mathematics has led the authors to include in their plan a full account of the solar system., (Order No: 44047 ), $20.00

92. Rolfe, W. J. and Gillet, J. A., THE CAMBRIDGE COURSE OF ELEMENTARY PHYSICS. PART THIRD. ASTRONOMY, Crosby and Ainsworth, Boston, MA, 1868, B&W illustrations, 308pp, good, black leather spine (hardcover) edgewear to boards, An early text on astronomy., (Order No: 57526 ), $30.00

93. Rothfeder, Jeffrey (introduction by John Halamka; created and produced by Arvid Knudsen), HOME COMPUTER BASICS, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, (1983) 1st ptg, ill. by Michael Petronelli, 48pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0133928454 Jeffrey Rothfeder has unraveled all the mysteries of the home computer in an easy-to-read format for young computer-user aspirants and their parents., (Order No: 45272 ), $10.00

94. Rothman, Tony, SCIENCE A LA MODE: PHYSICAL FASHIONS AND FICTIONS, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, (1989), 207pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) review slips laid in, ISBN 069108484X, (Order No: 4236 ), $5.00

95. Russell, Robert Jay, THE LEMURS' LEGACY: THE EVOLUTION OF POWER, SEX, AND LOVE, Tarcher/Putnam Book, New York, (1993) 1st ptg, B&W figures and photographs, 274pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0874777143 Dr. Russell's field study of Madagascar's nocturnal lemurs, the evolutionary ancestors of all primates, stands as the most comprehensive of its kind. In this book, Dr. Russell conveys the legacy of these amazing animals portraying the rich drama of the animal basis of human behavior and showing how human courtship, bonding, mating, infant socialization, status seeking, aggression, and power sharing have come to us more or less intact through tens of millions of years of evolutionary history., (Order No: 19141 ), $5.00

96. Schaefer, Karl E. (edited by), MAN'S DEPENDENCE ON THE EARTHLY ATMOSPHERE, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1962) 1st ptg, B&W figures, 416pp, good, blue and black cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), "Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Submarine and Space Medicine, United States Submarine Base, New London, Connecticut, September 8-12, 1958.", (Order No: 16636 ), $5.00

97. Scheffer, Victor B., SPIRES OF FORM: GLIMPSES OF EVOLUTION, University of Washington Pr., Seattle, WA, (1983), B&W illustrations, 152pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 029596037X A distinguished zoologist writes, often startlingly, about animal evolution and the remarkable adaptation of animals to their surroundings., (Order No: 23510 ), $5.00

98. Shields, J. E., A TREATISE ON ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION ..., D. Van Nostrand Publishers, New York, 1877 1st ed, 44 B&W illustrations, 138pp, ads, good, black cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, "EMBRACING DISCUSSIONS OF THE PRINCIPLES INVOLVED, AND DESCRIPTIONS OF THE MATERIAL EMPLOYED, IN TUNNELLING, BRIDGING, CANAL AND ROAD BUILDING, ETC., ETC.", (Order No: 54927 ), $85.00

99. Showers, Kate B., IMPERIAL GULLIES: SOIL EROSION AND CONSERVATION IN LESOTHO - SERIES IN ECOLOGY AND HISTORY, Ohio University Press, Athens, OH, (2005) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 346pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) faint corner bump, ISBN 0821416138 "Once the grain basket for South Africa, much of Lesotho has become a scarred and degraded landscape. The nation's spectacular erosion and gullying have concerned environmentalists and conservationists for more than half a century.", (Order No: 56595 ), $25.00

100. Simson, Robert, ELEMENTS OF THE CONIC SECTIONS- TRANSLATED FROM THE LATIN ORIGINAL CAREFULLY REVISED, CORRECTED AND ENLARGED, Kimber & Conrad, Philadelphia, PA, 1809, B&W illustrations, 177pp, good, full calf leather (hardcover) crack in leather front board, An early geometry study. Book I - Of the Parabola; Book II - The Ellipsis; Book III - The Hyperbola., (Order No: 51681 ), $200.00

101. Skinner, Brian J. (editor), ECONOMIC GEOLOGY - SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY VOLUME 1905-1980, Economic Geology Pub. Co., El Paso, TX, (1981), 964pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 59087 ), $14.50

102. Smith, Anthony, THE HUMAN PEDIGREE, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, (1975) 1st ed, 308pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0397008767 "A provocative exploration of man's genetic past, present, and future.", (Order No: 12759 ), $4.00

103. Smith, John Maynard, SHAPING LIFE: GENES, EMBRYOS AND EVOLUTION, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, (1998) 1st ptg, 50pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300080220, (Order No: 40824 ), $5.00

104. Smith, Sydney F., TELEPHONY & TELEGRAPHY A: AN INTRODUCTION TO TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH INSTRUMENTS AND EXCHANGES, Oxford University Press, London, 1969, B&W illustrations, 285pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0198593058 "S. F. Smith, Senior Lecturer in Telecommunications at East Ham Technical College, has provided a complete text for both the telephony and telegraphy aspects of the present syllabus of the CGLI Course 49 examination in Telephony and Telegraphy A.", (Order No: 34021 ), $15.00

105. Soley, John C., SOURCES OF VOLCANIC ENERGY, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1924, 57 B&W ill., 4 maps, 247pp, map, good, green cloth (hardcover), Contents include: The Forces; The Evolution of the Earth; The Development of the Forces; Volcanos; Earthwaves; Earthquakes; Periodicity., (Order No: 34705 ), $12.50

106. Somerville, Richard C. J., THE FORGIVING AIR: UNDERSTANDING ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE, University of California Pr., Berkeley, CA, (1996), 195pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0520088905 Highlighting the interrelatedness of human technology and environmental change, Somerville stresses the importance of an educated public in a world where the role of science is increasingly critical. He clarifies the pressing environmental issues and vividly covers related topics, from the chemical composition of the atmosphere to the specifics of computer modeling. This book is also rich in historical anecdotes and information about the scientists whose work has advanced our understanding., (Order No: 15332 ), $5.00

107. Spitz, Armand and Gaynor, Frank, DICTIONARY OF ASTRONOMY AND ASTRONAUTICS, Philosophical Library, New York, (1959), 439pp, very good, gray cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 53829 ), $5.00

108. Stephens, D. Owen, FLOW OF HORIZONS, The John Day Company, New York, (1936), B&W illustrations, 190pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The passion of evolution, told as continuous personal and racial experience. The reader feels what it was like to have been an amoeba, a fish, the first ape to walk erect, the first man to speak, to dream, to fall in love. Illustrated by the author., (Order No: 12603 ), $7.00

109. Stumpff, Karl, PLANET EARTH, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI, (1959), 191pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, (Order No: 53806 ), $5.00

110. Sushchinskiy, M. M. (edited by) (translated by Michael L. Allen), INELASTIC LIGHT SCATTERING IN CRYSTALS - PROCEEDINGS OF THE LEBEDEV PHYSICS INSTITUTE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES USSR - VOLUME 180, Nova Science Publishers, Commack, NY, (1989), 241pp, fine, blue cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0941743268, (Order No: 56594 ), $75.00

111. Tannehill, Ivan Ray, WEATHER AROUND THE WORLD, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1943, B&W illustrations, 200pp, good+, gray cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 53827 ), $5.00

112. Taylor, Stuart Ross, DESTINY OR CHANCE: OUR SOLAR SYSTEM AND ITS PLACE IN THE COSMOS, Cambridge University Press, New York, (1998), 229pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0521481783, (Order No: 61611 ), $7.00

113. Tebbel, John, PUTTING ELECTRONS TO WORK: DAVID SARNOFF, Encyclopedia Britannica Pr., Chicago, (1963), B&W illustrations, 191pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Part of the (Juvenile) Great Lives Series done by Encyclopedia Britannica Press., (Order No: 13892 ), $5.00

114. Teichert, Curt and Yochelson, Ellis L. (edited by), ESSAYS IN PALEONTOLGY STRATIGRAPHY - R. C. MOORE COMMEMORATIVE VOLUME, University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, (1958) 2nd ptg, 626pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The essays in this volume are an assessment of the status of stratigraphic paleontology. Department of Geology, University of Kansas, Special Publication 2., (Order No: 55407 ), $15.00

115. Titley, Arthur (introduction by), JOHN SMEATON'S DIARY OF HIS JOURNEY TO THE LOW COUNTRIES 1755 FROM THE ORIGINAL MS. IN THE LIBRARY OF TRINITY HOUSE, LONDON, The Newcomen Society, 1938, B&W illustrations, 68pp, good, cream boards (hardcover) wear, soiling to boards as usual, John Smeaton (1724-1792) was an English civil engineer who designed bridges, canals, harbors and lighthouses., (Order No: 59941 ), $35.00

116. Tuska, C. D., INVENTORS AND INVENTIONS, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1957, B&W ill., B&W tables, 174pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This manual will stimulate your inventive tendencies, aid you to further them with a knowledge of the psychology and methods of invention, and help you realize the rewards of your skill by effective protecting, patenting, and marketing of your invention., (Order No: 25074 ), $5.00

117. Tyler, John M., THE COMING OF MAN, Marshall Jones Company, Boston, MA, 1923, 147pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) couple faint pencil marks, An introduction to science. "The Amherst Books", (Order No: 38856 ), $5.00

118. Tyndall, John, LIGHT AND ELECTRICITY, D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1871 1st Amer, 194pp, ads, very good, brown cloth (hardcover) clean and tight copy, "Notes of Two Courses of Lectures Before the Royal Institution of Great Britain.", (Order No: 40886 ), $40.00

119. Vadstein, Olav and Olsen, Yngvar, SUSTAINABLE INCREASE OF MARINE HARVESTING: FUNDAMENTAL MECHANISMS AND NEW CONCEPTS - DEVELOPMENTS IN HYDROBIOLOGY 167, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht/Boston/London, (2002), 202pp, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover) EX-LIB minimal markings, ISBN 1402011180 Proceedings of the 1st Maricult Conference held in Trondheim, Norway, 25-28 June 2000., (Order No: 57634 ), $100.00

120. van der Merwe, Nikolaas J., THE CARBON-14 DATING OF IRON, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, (1969), B&W illustrations, 137pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Archaeologists use the carbon-14 dating method as a matter of course, commonly dating specimens of charcoal, wood, bone, shell, peat, or similar materials to reconstruct chronologies of past environmental and human events., (Order No: 46381 ), $4.50

121. Verschuur, Geritt L., IMPACT!: THE THREAT OF COMETS AND ASTEROIDS, Oxford University Press, New York, 1996 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 237pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) small tear on dj, ISBN 0195101057 The author offers a detailed and alarming account of the meteors and comets that have struck the Earth in the past, with devastating consequences, and reminds us that such disasters are likely to reoccur., (Order No: 23101 ), $4.50

122. Volkmann, Walter H., ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM NEW MANY SPEEDS THEORY, Taylor Publishing Company, Dallas, TX, (2008), 112pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 9780976522812 "Read about the latest in new theories.", (Order No: 56824 ), $4.50

123. Wade, Nicholas (edited by), THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF FOSSILS AND EVOLUTION - REVISED AND EXPANDED, The Lyons Press, New York, (2001) 1st ptg, 258pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1585742643, (Order No: 52955 ), $4.00

124. Walter, Malcolm (foreword by Paul Davies), THE SEARCH FOR LIFE ON MARS, Perseus Books, Cambridge, MA, (1999) 1st ptg, B&W and color ill., 170pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) review press release laid in, ISBN 0738201243 Extreme-life expert Malcolm Walter focuses on the similarities between Mars and the early Earth. Walter unveils his dramatic plan--already adopted by NASA--for finding life in the rocks and subsurface water of Mars., (Order No: 24986 ), $5.00

125. Webb, Michael, THE MAGIC OF NEON, Gibbs M. Smith, Inc., (1985) 3rd ptg, color illustrations, 87pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 087905140X Celebrates the dramatic renaissance of a medium that was born in the early 1900s, enjoyed its greatest popularity in the 1930s and 40s and later fell into disrepute. Examines mostly neon signs., (Order No: 58709 ), $5.00

126. Webber, Samuel, MANUAL OF POWER FOR MACHINES, SHAFTS, AND BELTS. WITH THE HISTORY OF COTTON MANUFACTURE IN THE UNITED STATES, D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1879 1st ed, 124pp; 105pp, good, dark brown cloth (hardcover) edgewear to cloth, lacks FFEP, The 124 page "Manual of Power" is followed by the 105 page "Historical Sketch of the Commencement and Progress of the Cotton Manufacture in the United States Up To 1876.", (Order No: 58732 ), $25.00

127. Weber, Michael L. & Gradwohl, Judith A., THE WEALTH OF OCEANS, W. W. Norton & Co., New York, (1995) 1st ptg, 256pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393037649 "Environment & Development on our Ocean Planet", (Order No: 730 ), $5.00

128. Willman, H. B., ROCK STRATIGRAPHY OF THE SILURIAN SYSTEM IN NORTHEASTERN AND NORTHWESTERN ILLINOIS, IL State Geological Survey, Urbana, IL, 1973, B&W figures, 55pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Illinois State Geological Survey, Circular 479. This report is largely concerned with the development of a rock-stratigraphic classification of the Silurian strata to conform to present policies (Willman, Swann, and Frye, 1958; American Commission on Stratigraphic Nomenclature, 1961). It summarizes studies of the outcrop and quarry exposures and establishes reference sections., (Order No: 35175 ), $7.00

129. Willson, Robert Wheeler, LABORATORY ASTRONOMY, Ginn & Company, Boston, MA, (1905), B&W illustrations, 189pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) lacks front free endpaper, Contents include: The Sun's Dirunal Motion; The Moon's Path Among the Stars; The Dirunal Motion of the Stars; The Complete Sphere of the Heavens; Motion of the Moon and Sun Among the Stars; Meridian Observations; The Nautical Almanac; The Celestial Globe; Examples of the Use of the Globe; and, The Motion of the Planets., (Order No: 53817 ), $25.00

130. Wurtman, Richard J. and Wurtman, Judith J. (editors), NUTRITION AND THE BRAIN - VOLUME 6 - PHYSIOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIORAL EFFECTS OF FOOD CONSTITUENTS, Raven Press, New York, (1983), 281pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0890047332, (Order No: 56653 ), $100.00

131. Yost, Edna, AMERICAN WOMEN OF SCIENCE, Frederick A. Stokes Company, Philadelphia, 1943 1st ptg, 232pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), True life stories of twelve American women who began in a small way by following a natural interest of student days., (Order No: 36758 ), $7.50

132. Yurko, J. T., VIDEO BASICS: AN INTRODUCTION TO VIDEO FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, (1983) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 64pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0139417818 Unveils the mysteries of television technology, beginning with a historical overview., (Order No: 36757 ), $5.00

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